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DNA editing sees horned bull father six hornless calves

DNA editing sees horned bull father six hornless calves

Technology
Scientists say they have developed an alternative to the practice of de-horning cattle after a genome-edited horned bull fathered six hornless calves.Researchers at the University of California spent two years studying the offspring after altering the DNA of the father, which they hoped would influence the characteristics of its young. Their work - detailed in the journal Nature Biotechnology - proved successful, with none of them developing horns but otherwise being perfectly healthy.It is hoped the technology could sound the death knell for the unpleasant practice of de-horning, which farmers carry out to protect themselves and other animals from potential harm.Study author Alison Van Eenennaam said genome editing offers a pain-free alternative by introducing a naturally occurring geneti...
This is the ‘key driver’ in PNC’s bull case for Q4

This is the ‘key driver’ in PNC’s bull case for Q4

Finance
PNC Financial's Amanda Agati expects the fourth quarter to take investors on a wild ride.But that doesn't mean investors will be clutching their stomachs the whole time.According to the firm's chief investment strategist, stocks should still deliver gains for investors over the next three months despite the recent batch of sluggish economic reports."We're feeling the effects of that hangover from a slower sluggish summer in the data that's coming out more recently. So, no question the data is mixed. Soft data is just that: It's soft," Agati said Friday on CNBC's "Trading Nation."Agati, who doesn't envision a recession hitting the U.S. until at least 2021, believes the bullish driver will be third quarter earnings season, which is scheduled to kick-off the week of October 14. "Q3 and Q...
Wall Street bull Ed Yardeni predicts stocks will fly 17% between now and 2021

Wall Street bull Ed Yardeni predicts stocks will fly 17% between now and 2021

Finance
With the S&P 500 about one percent from its all-time highs, Wall Street bull Edward Yardeni is predicts a record breakout is coming.The Yardeni Research president believes between now and the end of next year, the index will soar 17% from current levels."I've got 3,500 as my target for next year," he told CNBC's "Trading Nation" on Friday. "We'll get there on higher earnings with maybe somewhat higher valuation as the perception continues to be that interest rates aren't going up much, if at all."Despite the major indexes breaking a three week win streak on Friday, Yardeni highlights the market's recent composure for his latest bullish forecast. He gives the drone attack on Saudi Arabia's infrastructure last weekend as an example of what could have been easily viewed as a strong cataly...
Transfer news and football gossip: Sancho refuses to rule out move, Pogba exit ‘not a big loss’ for Man United, Arsenal approach Red Bull Salzburg star

Transfer news and football gossip: Sancho refuses to rule out move, Pogba exit ‘not a big loss’ for Man United, Arsenal approach Red Bull Salzburg star

Sports
talkSPORT rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Thursday’s papers and online…Manchester United are hoping to convince Paul Pogba to sign a new contract, with Jesse Lingard and 17-year-old forward Mason Greenwood also in line for new deals. (Evening Standard) Old Trafford legend Paul Scholes says Pogba would not be a “big loss” if he left the Red Devils – FULL STORY Getty Images - Getty Paul Scholes is no Paul Pogba fan Manchester United sent an official to watch 19-year-old Norwegian forward Erling Haaland as he introduced himself to the European stage with a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg on his Champions League debut. (Salzburger Nachrichten) England and Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho has re
‘Earnings could be volatile,’ long-term market bull warns

‘Earnings could be volatile,’ long-term market bull warns

Finance
An earnings season that delivers will play an integral role in whether the market can maintain all-time highs, according to Crossmark Global Investments' Victoria Fernandez.The chief market strategist believes Wall Street is completely discounting second earnings expectations right now, and that leaves little room for disappointments when the season kicks off this Monday. "Earnings could be volatile," she said Friday on CNBC's "Trading Nation. "But according to Fernandez, a long-term bull, a setback would likely be short-lived. "We do think that the trend will be higher in the markets," she said. "[Investors] feel like the Fed has their back, and so the markets are continuing to run on that."On Friday, the major indexes saw all-time intraday highs and fresh record closes. Since the be...